Unfortunately I'm running behind on my 30 day drawing challenge. However, I have lots of time for drawing today so I should be back on track by tomorrow, but in the meantime I have something different that is equally fun. Susanna Hill's Halloween contest!!! The rules are as follows: write a 100 word Halloween story appropriate for children using the words spooky, black cat, and cackle. These contests are always delightful. There are so many gifted and talented writers who participate so if you would like to read more stories or even join in the fun visit http://susannahill.blogspot.com/2013/10/the-3rd-annual-halloweensie-contest.html
After much cutting I finally condensed my story to 98 words. Usually my stories have a pretty low word count, but this is a new record for me! Thanks for the challenge Susanna!
Paula’s New Friend
Paula the witch was lonely.
She lived in a spooky,
haunted house all by herself.
She tried talking to the ghosts, but they were too snooty.
She tried talking to the rats, but they just squeaked and
She even tried talking to jack – o – lanterns, but all they
did was sit.
Then one day she found a black cat
outside her door.He was hungry.
She gave him a bowl of milk and asked, “Will you be my
I am undertaking an awesome 30 Day Drawing Challenge and I enlisted my 11 year old brother and 13 year old sister to do it with me! My inner nerd is just bubbling over with excitement because the prompts are AWESOME!!! I found them on pintrest. Feel free to join in the fun starting TOMORROW! Day 1: Self Portrait Day 2: Friendly Monster Day 3: Evil Monster Day 4: A small inanimate object coming to life Day 5: A president as an action figure Day 6: A hybrid animal Day 7: A historical/modern icon satirized using the reason you most admire them. Day 8: Close Your Eyes. Draw Batman. Day 9: A dinosaur (read or made up) Day10: Something evolving Day 11: Your favorite food as a gift from the gods Day 12: A Super Hero Day 13: A Super Villain Day 14: A man eating plant Day 15: A Hover Vehicle Day 16: A Paladin (representing an religion except Christianity) Day 17 A devil/demon without lifting your pen Day 18: A tank Day 19: A president as a zombie Day 20: A robot (any size for any purpose) Day 21: Your most influential mentor as a jedi master Day 22: A battle suit designed for doing something completely mundane Day 23: Your zodiac sign as a great warrior/wizard Day 24: A pirate Day 25: An idiom literalized Day 26: An animal that doesn't exist Day 27: An old person doing kung-fu Day 28: An alien species that looks bent on human destruction, but is actually peaceful. Day 29: A monument of the world coming to life and wreaking havoc on the nearest city capital. Day 30: A visual representation of your imagination.